evolutionary developmental biology

  • The Genetics Behind Bees’ Black and Yellow Butts

    The Genetics Behind Bees’ Black and Yellow Butts

    If you’re close enough to a bumblebee to see the order of its stripes, you’re probably too close to it. But lucky for you, a team of geneticists recently did a more highfalutin version of that task, analysing several species of bee to suss out what causes different species of the insect to get different…